What’s On in the Winelands in July 2024?

Warm up with fine wine, hearty winter food and good company in the Winelands this winter. From intimate live music performances to themed food and wine pairings, there is something for everyone happening in the Winelands this July. Here’s our roundup of events taking place in the Winelands in July 2024.

6 July: Truffle Dinner at Anthonij Rupert Wyne

Black winter truffle season, when the crisp South African winter air settles and awakens a hidden treasure beneath the soil, is the Anthonij Rupert team’s favourite time of year. Experience it with their truffle-inspired dinner, featuring four exquisite courses, each crafted to highlight the rich flavours of black Périgord truffles and perfectly paired with wines from the terroir-specific Cape of Good Hope wine range.

  • Where: Anthonij Rupert Tasting Room, Franschhoek
  • When: Saturday, 6 July 2024
  • Time: 18h00 for 18h30
  • Cost: R1 650 per person

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7 July: Francois van Coke at Franschhoek Cellar

Come and enjoy an intimate afternoon at Franschhoek Cellar, filled with the sounds and melodies of top South African singer-songwriter Francois van Coke. Your ticket includes the show, a choice of three different burgers (or a charcuterie board), and a glass of wine.

  • Where: Franschhoek Cellar, Franschhoek
  • When: Sunday, 7 July, 2024
  • Time: 12h00
  • Cost: R385 per person

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12-14 July: Christmas in July at Diemersdal

Join Diemersdal for a warm and cosy Christmas in July. They’ll be serving a delectable Christmas-inspired menu by The Farm Eatery: think hot-smoked salmon, porchetta stuffed with walnuts and cranberries, sticky date pudding, and more. The perfect opportunity to spend time with your nearest and dearest while enjoying good food and red wine!

  • Where: The Farm Eatery at Diemersdal, Durbanville
  • When: Dinner: 12 & 13 July | Lunch: 14 July
  • Time: Dinner: 18h00 | Lunch: 12h00
  • Cost: R750 per person

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13-14 July: Franschhoek Bastille Festival

Renowned for its culinary prowess and world-class wines, the Franschhoek Wine Valley invites you to dive into the vibrant tapestry of French culture during the valley’s iconic annual Bastille celebrations. Whether you opt to savour the wine tastings in the Bastille marquee or to wander through the bustling streets of the village… There’s something for everyone to enjoy.

  • Where: Franschhoek High School, Franschhoek
  • When: 13-14 July 2024
  • Time: 11h00
  • Cost: R350 per person

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18 July: Waterford Dinner: Shiraz, Fire and Smoke

The Waterford Estate Winter Dinner series is an opportunity for those who have not seen the estate after hours to enjoy a firelight dinner. In July, join them for a unique dining experience where their Kevin Arnold Shiraz selection meets the warmth of fire and the allure of smoke. Indulge in expertly paired dishes prepared over open flames by the SALT team, creating a sensory journey you won’t soon forget.

  • Where: The Tasting Room at Waterford Estate, Stellenbosch
  • When: Thursday, 18 July 2024
  • Time: 18h00 for 18h30
  • Cost: R850 per person

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18 July: Red Wine Rendezvous at Steenberg

Experience the magic of winter at Steenberg’s Red Wine Rendezvous. Escape into the luxurious and warm sanctuary that is Bistro Sixteen82 for a dining experience that includes a glass of Steenberg’s famed MCC upon arrival, followed by an exquisitely crafted 3-course dinner paired with a selection of Steenberg’s finest red wines. Set alongside the blazing hearth, expect hearty flavours, seasonal ingredients, and award-winning wines.

  • Where: Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg Vineyards, Constantia
  • When: Thursday, 18 July 2024
  • Time: 18h30
  • Cost: R695 per person

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26 July: Vrede en Lust Quiz Night

Savoye’s Quiz Nights, taking place on the last Friday of the month from June to August, are not to be missed! It’s the perfect way to enjoy a fun-filled evening with shared Mediterranean-styled platters. Plus, winners get a case of wine for the table! 

  • Where: Savoye Restaurant, Vrede en Lust, Franschhoek 
  • When: Friday, 26 July 2024
  • Time: 18h00
  • Cost: R295 per person

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26-28 July: Annerkant die Berg

Blending the beauty and bounty of the Breedekloof Wine Valley, Annerkant die Berg pairs world-class wines with culinary experiences, art, live entertainment and outdoor activities that will enrich and inspire you. Join the friendly people of the valley at Annerkant die Berg this July to explore the wonders of the Breedekloof!

  • Where: Breedekloof Wine Valley
  • When: 26-28 July 2024
  • Cost: Various

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27 July: Retro Rouge Vintage Wine Festival at Muratie

Taste your way through the wine selection at Muratie Wine Estate and discover a world of award-winning wines from current vintages, fortified wines, and a vintage wine selection. The festival provides a relaxed setting, live music, hearty winter food, and best wines the Knorhoek Valley has to offer.

  • Where: Muratie Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
  • When: Saturday, 27 July 2024
  • Time: 10h00 – 17h00
  • Cost: R195 per person

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31 July: Wine and Food Series at Bosman Hermanus

Join the Bosmans for an unforgettable series of intimate food and wine dinners this winter at Bosman Hermanus. For the dinner in end-July, cellarmaster Corlea Fourie will be your host. She will present a specially selected range of wines, complemented by food made by chef Jenna Weaver from the Frame House. Join them for this extraordinary wine and food journey and get to know the philosophy behind the Bosman family.

  • Where: The Frame House at Bosman Hermanus, Hemel-en-Aarde
  • When: Wednesday, 31 July 2024
  • Time: 18h00

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